Understand the difference between the Lung Cancer Screening Registry and the ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center Designation.
|Lung Cancer Screening Registry||ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center Designation|
|Required for CMS Reimbursement
|Dependent upon number of radiologists and sites involved||$400 per facility|
||Lung Cancer Screening Registry||
||Collect required data elements for submission to the registry interface||Mail or fax application, signed attestation, completed clinical data form with lung cancer screening protocol (based on average-size patient study) and fee|
|Specifications||Data Elements Dictionary (see Lung Cancer Screening Registry webpage)||Technical Specifications|
|Summary||The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Registry helps clinicians monitor and demonstrate the quality of CT lung cancer screenings in their practice through periodic feedback reports that include peer and registry benchmarks. Participation in the LCSR also partially meets requirements for the ACR Diagnostic Centers of Excellence (DICOE) program.||The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center Designation makes your site notable as a provider of safe, effective diagnostic care for those considered at high risk for lung cancer.|